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Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older in the Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997–2011

In 2011, the crude percentage of adults reporting visual impairment in the civilian noninstitutionalized population was 9.3%. Trends in the crude and age-adjusted percentage of people reporting visual impairment were similar, suggesting that the aging of the population had little or no effect on trends during this time period.

Crude and Age–adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older in the Civilian noninstitutionalized Population Reporting both Diabetes and Visual Impairment, United States, 1997–2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.

 

YearCrudeAge-Adjusted
PercentStd
Error
PercentStd
Error
19979.50.159.70.15
19989.20.129.40.12
19998.90.139.10.12
20009.20.139.30.13
20019.40.139.50.13
20029.30.149.40.14
20039.00.149.00.14
20049.00.158.90.15
20059.30.159.20.14
20069.70.169.60.15
200710.30.1810.10.17
20089.90.179.70.16
20099.70.169.50.16
20109.00.158.80.15
20119.30.179.00.17

 

Methods & Limitations

 

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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